BioFresh top five questions
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BioFresh top five questions - for research and policy

When asked "What are the most pressing questions for freshwater biodiversity science and policy” the responses of the BioFresh consortium distilled into the following five questions.  

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Question 01

What makes freshwater ecosystems different (compared to terrestrial systems)?

Question 02

What are the ecological mechanisms explaining freshwater diversity gradients?

Question 03

How do, or will, freshwater ecosystems respond to anthropogenic disturbances?

Question 04

How rapidly are freshwater ecosystems losing species, or will loose species in the future, and what factors are driving this loss?

Question 05

What are and will be the most vulnerable freshwater biodiversity regions in the world?